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BOOK RELEASE: Leela's Story

Award-winning writer Alice Albinia's first work of fiction is set in Delhi. Leela is moving to Delhi from New York, in time for the wedding of her nephew, who just happens to be in love with his prospective brother-in-law. And it would appear that Ganesha is directing events. Meet the author at a reading.

@ Reliance TimeOut, Cunningham Road

6 p.m.

MUSIC: All Stars

Ed Degenaro (fretless guitar), Lyndon Rochelle (drums), James Carson (piano), Steve Zerlin (bass), and Natalie John (vocals), with their extensive experience touring and playing concerts, will be here for a performance. The artistes are guest faculty on a contemporary music course at the Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM), a professional music college with its residential facility about 75 km from Chennai. Too early to say that they're the cool teachers everybody has wanted?

@ BFlat

8.30 p.m.

PLAY: Begum Jaan

This witty Hindi drama about a legendary singer, explores the relationships between Begum Jaan, her granddaughter, and a journalist who comes into their lives. Performed by Mumbai group Ekjute.

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@ Ranga Shankara

7.30 p.m.